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Women's Flyweight Division

Active

"The Witch"

Dione Barbosa

Women's Flyweight Division

7-2-0 (W-L-D)

4

Fight Win Streak

3

Wins by Submission

3

First Round Finishes

Dione Barbosa

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Dione Barbosa's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Recife, Brazil
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
31
Height
66.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
May. 4, 2024
Reach
65.50
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Three wins by submission (2 armbar, RNC)
     
  • Three first-round finishes
     
  • On four-fight winning streak
     
  • Holds 2019 win over UFC vet Karine Silva
     
  • Lost 2019 fight to UFC vet Josiane Nunes

UFC 301 (5/4/24) Barbosa won a three round unanimous decision over Ernesta Kareckaite

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode five (9/5/23) Barbosa submitted Rainn Guerrero via armbar at 4:35 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting?  I have trained martial arts since age 7, and the transition to MMA was natural.

What ranks and titles have you held? Judo and Jiu-Jitsu black belts

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It was one of my goals to fight in the UFC; I want to fight the best and become world champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Human Resources 

What was your job before you started fighting? I have always been an athlete.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian national and international Judo titles 

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar